For six months now, I’ve driven by the crossing guard at Lakeshore Middle School. I drop my son off and then go on my way, sometimes having to stop at the crosswalk where she diligently ensures that the kids are safely and completely across before returning to her position at the curb.
A drunken driving crackdown featuring stepped-up patrols kicked off Monday across Michigan, as more than 1,100 bars and restaurants plan to use special drink coasters with a basketball-themed message to promote the use of designated drivers.
The Department of Talent and Economic Development launched Monday with the aim of making Michigan a national leader in talent development for skilled trades such as manufacturing, welding, electrical work and automotive production.
Michigan should ramp up energy-efficiency programs over the next decade and encourage — but not require — utilities to produce more power with natural gas and renewable sources to replace retiring coal-fired plants, Gov. Rick Snyder told lawmakers on Friday.